Best Practices for Improving Tribal Government Operations

Presented on:
March 10, 2020 9:00 AM PT
1 hour

Join us for an on-demand webcast exploring hot topics and best practices to help bolster your tribe’s operations, reduce risk, and improve cash flow. Our industry specialists will share key insight into the following topics.

  • Steps to implement and update policies and procedures
  • Transparent spending practices and cost-savings opportunities
  • Strategic planning
  • Internal audit tactics and benefits
  • Budgeting procedures and best practices

We’ll also explore case studies of tribal governments who have successfully implemented some of these practices, resulting in stronger operations.



Halie Garcia, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Halie has practiced public accounting and consulting since 2006. Her expertise includes financial statement audits, internal control assessments, and policy and procedure development. She has worked extensively with local and state governments, not-for-profits, and tribes throughout the western United States to reduce risks, strengthen controls, and improve performance. Haile has performed and supervised numerous audits in accordance with GAGAS, Government Auditing Standards, and the new Uniform Guidance, led policy and procedure development engagements, and developed thorough knowledge of operational accounting, financial systems, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), including accounting under FASB and GASB.

Ryan Luetkemeyer, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Ryan has practiced public accounting since 2001. He provides audit and accounting services exclusively to tribal governments. Ryan assists his clients by identifying effective safeguards to address risk and by helping to improve governmental services through efficient best practices. Ryan also provides customized training programs to his clients on tribal taxation matters, new Council member orientation and on a variety of topics related to the implementation of governmental accounting standards.

Anita Shah, Senior Manager, Moss Adams

Anita has practiced public accounting since 2007 and specializes in navigating Tribal governments through grant requirements and in streamlining financial processes by performing annual single audits for Tribal governments. Anita has also worked with Tribal housing authorities, health facilities, schools, casinos, and other Tribal enterprises. Having served various Tribal governments and their enterprises throughout the country, Anita is able to provide valuable insight and best practice recommendations about their internal controls, policies and procedures, and overall operational improvements, to help Tribes better serve their citizens.

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